The City of Orlando Historic Preservation Annual Award program recognizes property owners who have taken an active role in preserving and protecting the integrity of the City’s historic districts through appropriate additions and renovations to existing historic structures and compatible new construction within historic districts.
The 2014 Historic Preservation Award recipients are as follows:
Outstanding Commercial Project - 500 S. Orange Ave., The ALOFT Hotel (Baker Barrios, Architect)- District 5
2. Outstanding Infill Project- 1415 Mount Vernon St. (John Franks Design, Architect; Vic Smirnow and Drew Cobb, Owners)- District 4
3. Centennial Building Commemorative Award -
202 E. Amelia St. (Cassandra Lafser, owner)- District 4
The awards will be presented as follows:
Mayor Dyer will introduce Richard Forbes, Historic Preservation Officer.
Mr. Forbes will give a brief presentation regarding National Historic Preservation Month and present images of the award winning buildings.
Mayor Dyer and Commissioners Sheehan and Lynum will then present an Award Certificate and plaque to each award recipient.
Photos will be taken.
Mayor Dyer will thank everyone who nominated projects and for their time and contributions in recognizing the importance of Historic Preservation to the City of Orlando.